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Man dies after crashing into White House security barrier, police say – NBC Boston

A man was killed after crashing into an exterior gate of the White House on Saturday evening, according to the Secret Service.

The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. when a car traveling at a high rate of speed collided with the east side of the White House’s exterior barrier at 15th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, officials said.

“At this time, the incident is only being investigated as a traffic accident by MPD’s Major Crash Investigations Unit,” Washington DC police said in a statement.

The driver, an unidentified man, was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.